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. that was cairo two years ago. hosni mubarak was in power. in 18 days he would step down. the country has seen very few calm days since. egypt's first ever free election put a president in office who has still not closed the gap between the government and a frustrated local and vocal opposition. the population who want even more change. i want to bring in reza sayah in cairo. take us to the scene in cairo there behind you. i understand that protesters have gathered. there are some police officers that are hurt. this is just in cairo alone. >> reporter: yes, suzanne. there have been clashes here. we don't want to blow things out of proportion. here in cairo the violence has been limited to about two streets. behind us there's a street that leads to the interior ministry and other government buildings. police erected a large barrier. what you have is on one side protesters teenagers throwing rocks and debris over the barrier at police. police responding by firing tear gas. sometimes police themselves throwing rocks at the protesters, which is probably not a strategy you'll find in a police train
that toppled hosni mubarak. cnn's reza sayah is in cairo. what is happening there now? this has been going on all day. what is happening now? >> it is 9:00 p.m. local time, victor, and here in tahrir square we're starting to see some of the protesters leave. there are still several thousand people here, but things relatively calm at this location. however, in other parts of cairo, in other parts of egypt, things seem to be escalating, we're seeing violence in pockets of clashes in the side streets, few blocks away from tahrir square. we're seeing clashes between protesters and police in front of the state tv building here in cairo, several blocks away. we're also seeing clashes, we can also tell you that protesters have blocked off traffic in both directions. the 6th of october bridge, a major bridge over the river. they also blocked off a subway system here near in tahrir square. hard to believe it was two years ago, but an uprising here in egypt eventually toppled then president hosni mubarak, and it started right here in tahrir square this iconic landmark, people gathered and demanded a
. >> susan candiotti, thank you very much. >>> in international news, in egypt, former president hosni mubarak will get a new trial. his lawyer believes the retrial could take place within two months. mubarak is currently serving a life sentence for ordering the killings of peaceful protesters during eat egyptian uprising. he was deposed after 30 years in power. >>> and there been another shocking incident of gang rape in india. the latest happened this weekend in the northern state of punjab. police have arrested six suspects and a manhunt is under way for a seventh. a woman was taken to an undisclosed address after he got on bus and was raped all night. it's early similar to an incident last month where a woman was gang-raped and died. that incident sparked international outrage and protest. >>> and today marks a year since the "costa concordia" disaster and the cruise ship is still laying on its side. hundreds of people are working on the wreck, observing a moment of silence to commemorate the disaster. at least 32 passengers and crew died when the ship sank off the coast of italy.
and international outrage. >>> in egypt, former president hosni mubarak will get a new trial. his lawyer believes the retrial could take place within two months. mubarak's currently serving a life sentence for ordering the killing of peaceful protesters during the egyptian uprising. the 84-year-old was deposed after 30 years in power. >>> the u.s. is experiencing strange weather. temperatures in california and arizona have temperatures 30 below normal but parts of the east coast, folks are walking around in shorts. the spring-like weather, though, is sadly not expected to last long. weather forecasters say by the middle of next week it will be cold again. it is january. >>> less than three hours from now, stars will start strolling down that red carpet for the much-anticipated golden globes. cnn entertainment correspondent nischelle turner joins us now from beverly hills and nischelle, what's happening there? >> reporter: well, martin, you know when i talked to you just about an hour ago, the red carpet was pretty bare. now it is starting to fill up with the likes of the industry types, people li
. a political wound may be reopened in egypt. hosni mubarak won his appeal and is going to get a new trial. an egyptian court overturned his life sentence for his role in killing protesters. mubarak supporters cheered in court when the decision came down. mubarak will remain in custody until the new trial begins. the next court date, likely in april. >>> new allegations of gang rapes sparking outrage again in india. seven men gang raped a woman this weekend. the victim, a 29-year-old woman says she was riding a bus home friday when she was attacked. >> they threatened me with a sharp weapon. they kept me confined all through the night and forced me to do what they wanted. >> police are searching for a seventh suspect. a 23-year-old indian woman died from injuries after she was gang raped on a bus. this is belfast in northern ireland, protesters throwing bottles and rocks. police answering with tear gas and water hoss. tension between them are the highest in years. the government changed the rules to limit the flying of the flag there to 18 days a year. that's what the protest is about. >>>
. >>> a political wound may be reopened in egypt. former president hosni mubarak has won his appeal and is going to get a new trial. an egyptian court overturned mubarak's life sentence in his role in the killing of protesters in egypt. his supporters cheered in court when that decision came down. mubarak will remain in custody though until the new trial starts. the lawyer says the next court date is likely in april. >>> a somber day for families marking the one year anniversary of the "costa concordia" cruise liner tragedy. 32 passengers and crew who died aboard the massive ship were remembered during a mass today on the small italian island where the liner ran aground. the ship is partially submerged still in the harbor as the captain could face charges denying he did anything wrong. >>> the nfl playoffs are down to the final four. the atlanta falcons. it's that game-winning field goal in the final seconds defeating seattle 30-28. atlanta advancing to the conference championship game next week against san francisco. meantime, tom brady led new england to a 41-28 win. the patriots are going to
outrage. >>> in egypt, former president hosni mubarak will get a new trial. his lawyer believes the retrial could take place within two months. mubarak's currently serving a life sentence for ordering the killing of peaceful protesters during the egyptian uprising. the 84-year-old was deposed after 30 years in power. >>> today also marks the one-year anniversary since the "costa concordia" disaster and the cruise ship is still laying on its side. hundreds of people who are working on that wreck are observing a moment of silence to commemorate the disaster. at least 32 passengers and crew died went ship sank off the coast of italy. officials announced that that ship will be towed to port in one piece in september. italian prosecutors are still weighing charges against the ship's captain. >>> we turn now to the nation's capital. ♪ where you can see, from these picture, preparations are under way for the next presidential inauguration. the band's playing "hail to the chief" but that of course is not president barack obama. it's his stand-in at today's big dress rehearsal. athena
but is in critical condition. >>> a political wound may be reopened in egypt. former president hosni mubarak has won his appeal and is going to get a new trial. an egyptian court overturned mubarak's life sentence for his role in the killing of protesters during egypt's revolution. mubarak supporters cheered in court when the decision came down. mubarak will remain in custody until his new trial starts. his lawyer says the next court date likely in april. >>> hundreds of thousands of people opposing same-sex marriage rallied in the streets of paris today. france's president is pushing a plan to legalize same-sex marriage and adoptions, but it's facing strong opposition from the roman catholic church and social conservatives. the plan, expected to be voted on by the national assembly in february or march. >>> new allegations of gang rape sparking outrage again in india. police say seven men gang raped a woman this weekend. the victim is a 29-year-old woman. she says she was riding a bus home friday night when she was attacked. police arrested six men. they are searching for a seventh suspect. it is a
of hosni mubarak and an arab spring that inspired hope across the middle east. that hope, though, has given way to utter chaos and deadly violence. so much so that the defense minister there in the new government is today warning that it could lead to the collapse of the state. protesters this time unhappy with the muhammad morsi government have defied a curfew and instead have been fighting openly with police along the famed suez canal. cairo also has erupted into violence. dozens of people have been killed. our ben wedeman is live in cairo for us. this is democracy, and democracy, ben, is not pretty. but at the same time, why is it that we're seeing so much violence instead of a political action to try to change the government that's currently in place? that was elected by them? >> reporter: i think it's important to keep in mind that this is a revolution. revolutions don't last 18 days. they can go on for years. this country was essentially under military rule for about 60 years. therefore, when all the controls go, when people take to the streets and fight against the military and again
hosni mubarak will get a new trial. in the killings of peaceful protesters during the arab spring. mubarak will stay in jail while awaits his next court date but that's likely to happen in april. >>> the president says he has no plans to mint that $1 trillion coin. the administration would mint the coin to avert government default. >>> the corvette gets a new look with an old name for its 60th birthday, general motors revamped and revealed the new stingray as the most fuel efficient base model ever made. >>> quentin tarantino the award winning director, writer and screen producer latest it "django unchained." >> the next nominated film has been talked about for its memorable dialogue, twisty plot, incredible action, can't look away, but can't take your eyes off of the violence. quintin tarantino, nominated -- i hear you brother -- rock star. nominated for best director and screen play. >> okay, so that was on stage, but the real story. that happened backstage. entertainment correspondent michelle turner is in los angeles. guess who was backstage for those controversial comments, n
. after almost to years after the revolution that swept egypt's hosni mubarak out of power, egyptians are dealing with aftermath of all of that. one thing that has changed more, people have guns. and there is more serious crime. here's ian lee in cairo. s. >> reporter: gunfire outside the presidential palace in cairo last december, a fight between opponents and supporters of morsi. business owner ali witnessed the chaos unfold. reports from that night say both sides were shooting at each other. >> i saw lots of people from the protest side down, lots of injuri injuries. i saw with my own eyes more than six passed away. >> reporter: since the revolution, two years ago, ali is concerned about the security situation. >> i have this gun. this is the one i use, mine on my license. i don't have the shotgun as well. >> reporter: he's not the only one. egypt is awash in guns and egyptian security officials say serious gun crime is on the rise. >> people are eagerly, they want to buy guns due to the political instability that the country's having right now. >> reporter: brothers are among the
are making him look more and more like hosni mubarak. >> but, jim clancy, just perspecti perspective, right, we're talking egypt and talking about another north african nation all over the headlines recently, recently mali, we know french troops are there, they need assistance, specifically in terms of weapons. and while they're fighting these insurgents in mali, the u.s. can't give them anything. why is that? >> yeah. it is because we trained the man who led the coup in mali. and the u.s. congress passed a law. we don't give assistance anymore to people who lead coups because we have recognized it is not in the interest of the united states, not in the interest of africa to have governments being toppled left and right. sit down, negotiate, make things happen diplomatically, not just a series of one coup after another. the african union is in support of this kind of a policy. we find ourselves stuck with it right now. i think the french have more than enough to handle the situation there. they seem to be making great progress. i'm less worried frankly about what is going on in mali right n
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